The Art Filament

                               Distance Diploma in Art

 

 

 

This Practical Diploma takes you on a journey. It has a theoretical Framework with Stimulus as prompt to Experiential & Technical Making Sequences in Drawing & Painting. Each Course is practical, with reflections, ample reading & response activities involving writing.

 

 

This is a Distance Course. Aus wide.

See details below.

2020 Course Dates listed below.

Enrol now for Course 1

for Term 1 Tuition Period.

 

Enrol Now for 2020

 

About the Drawing & Painting Courses

 

. Personal development is a ‘Soul Compendium’ ( Developing Art across Artist- sketchbook, drawing and painting - paper and canvas )

 

. With Fine Arts vocabulary, these courses are structured with lead-in activities, focused content and a natural build for Beginners and those with previous tuition and studio artmaking experiences.

 

.There is ‘Seeker’ territory ‘in’ course content, inspirational teacher dialogue & ongoing elements throughout each Course to ‘awaken the fire’ for your own art dialogues & creative practice.

 

.Suits Life-long Learners. Those seeking experiential & personal development create art that is technical & conceptual. Motivation & Inspiration are two key teacher ingredients throughout each course.

 

.Gives Artist Individual ‘time & space’ in their own practice, with prompts and inspiration forwarded from someone who has a diverse, technical expertise, professional experiences in art and an awareness for Aesthetics, Conceptual motivations across history and Spiritual focuses in the Energy.

 

.Connections to other Creative Processes & Artistic terrain Appreciation is referenced, including: Writing, Poetry, Music, Dance, Energy Work. Learners are only asked to focus on the Primary Focus of Artmaking in Drawing & Painting.

 

.It is recommended to complete all 3 courses for overall benefit, knowledge development, practical evolution and application of concrete ideas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Diploma is awarded after the Completion of all 3 Courses, satisfactorily over 2 years.

 

 

Interested students may choose to do just Course 1 or Course 1 & 2, with an awareness they must be completed in order.

A formal certificate is awarded after each Course. Each course is open to Local Australian participants in 2019 and 2020.

 

 

 

 

Course 1: Art Foundations    ( Overview )

 

 

Course Content

 

You will be led through ‘Creative Beginnings’ in Studio Process and asked to respond to Soul Responses in the making. A part of this Chapter is Foundations and the unpacking of ideas-scape - Who you are in the Art as a natural finding. Erin guides you through a series of activities & topics below, with artmaking projects (some short and more extended). 4 hours per week includes reading time and response in artmaking time for you to Create for Self.  Artmaking focus is primarily Drawing & Mixed Media Responses using optional painting mediums. The Art journey begins development in technique, concepts and experiences.

 

 

Topics - Concepts

 

 

  • ‘The Art Filament’ – Foundations & ‘Leaders’, not Teachers

  • ‘Ever-green Myriads – I am Creative Aspect’

  • ‘Elemental Availability – Technical Authenticity’

  • ‘Lyrebird responses – Deconstructing the Soul Response’

  • ‘Conscious Process – Not just Cradle to the Grave?’

  • ‘The Role of Mirror Interface’

  • ‘Interpretation & Interplay’

  • ‘Revisiting Attitudes to Studio Learning, plus'

 

Completion of 8 Art Responses & a 4 week Art Project. 

Time frame is 20 weeks to complete, with flexibility to finish at own pace each submission.

 

 

Objectives

 

1.1 Seeing Creative Output as Personal, Individual, Collective & Diverse.

1.2 Drawing & Painting with Modal Responses & Innate Desire.

1.3 Developing insight in one’s natural technique and building an interface for growth.

1.4 Developing a Culture of Personal Evolution in Projects with ranging ways of making.

 

 

Student Requirements

 

Equipment / Art Materials: You will need a simple set of Drawing Media with list made available at the start of the course. Pencils, Soft pastel, paper or sketchbook, with acrylic paint optional for any mixed media creations. Advice is given with course start allowing you to use already owned Art materials with other suggestions from economical budget options to more Artist-quality. This is flexible but with options so that Artists can explore and experiment, without excessive outlay.

 

You will receive a Printed Course Materials Reading & Activities Booklet in the Mail.

The booklet has Clear Instructions & Easy to Understand Steps, including Colour Templates and other Stimulus.

 

You will need Access to a Computer, Internet Access Email and Media Files (Audios).

Programs: Microsoft Word for Typing Written Reflections that can be sent by Email. Sometimes Learners prefer Photographing Written Reflections using booklet templates as an option, if less confident with Computers. A family member or friend may like to support the Learner with submission where concern exists in this area. Art exercises & projects will be photographed as the main Completed part of the Course. Audio files are support for the Reading Material with a summary to refer back to.

 

Feedback & Completion of Art projects/Assessible items:

Constructive, typed feedback for Assessments.

Suggestions are clear and respond to performance, giving formative assessment with earlier submissions and qualitative feedback. Support is offered throughout course for those who may need to speak directly over the phone to clarify information.

Studio Delivery functions as a regular Studio Face-to-Face delivery course.

 

Enrolment Process

Upfront Payment by Direct Transfer & Electronic Enrolment Form (PDF) emailed to Erin. www.siennaartspace.com

Course 1 Cost: $895

 

Beginning of Year Student Intake:

Those wishing to Complete the Course during Term 1 & 2:

Monday January 27 to Sunday April 5, 2020​  ( Term 1 ) and

Monday April 27 to Sunday July 5, 2020 ( Term 2 )  

 

Enrol from: Sunday September 1, 2019.

Closing Date: Monday January 13 , 2020  

(Allows for processing time & Course Materials to be posted out to all students on time).

Course Starts on: Monday January 27, 2020 official start date. Course Materials will be received by Monday January 20, 2020.

 

 

For Educators seeking Teacher- Identified PD opportunities:

Hour attributions for Accreditation Maintenance includes 4 hrs identified Professional Development hours with Standards and engagement listed for Elements: 6.2.2, 6.3.2 and 7.4.2.

 

Statement proformas with natural written documentation an integrated aspect of course requirements for teachers. A formal Certificate is issued with satisfactory completion of the course and assessable items as evidence of learning and Collegial Feedback about Professional Practice in accrued Practical development is indicated.

 

 

Course 2: Art Resonance   ( Overview )

 

 

Course Content

 

This 6 month course is for those that have completed Course 1: Art Foundations.

The core motivations of artmaking build awareness for how we create with ‘Ideas’ and with an awareness for ‘Energy concepts’. We draw a connection between how Artists function and look at appreciating a fine selection of diverse artworks to build familiarity for different kinds of Seekers who use the Art lens of Painting and Drawing. More opportunities for focusing on Painting are given, with Drawing output in projects maintained throughout the whole course. A focus continues on technique, concepts and experience.

 

Topics – Concepts

 

  • ‘The Art Filament – Soul Resonance’

  • Energy Field Responses for Artmaking

  • “Energy Aesthetics” & Concept-Development Interface

  • Archetypes & Dissolving Closed Formats in Media

  • ‘Artist’-in-the-Raw  - Journeying

  • Availability to Art Practice

  • Soul Scaping

  • Genre Awareness Training

 

Completion of 8 Art Responses & a 4 week Art Project.

Time frame is 20 weeks to complete, with flexibility to finish at own pace each submission.

 

Objectives

 

2.1 Building Concepts in Artmaking.

2.2 Building Energy Availability & Soul-Awareness in Practical Projects.

2.3 Knowing Artwork diversity and Appreciating Soul Responses in making.

2.4 Formulating a Conceptual Theme and focusing on Image Generation.

 

 

Student Requirements

 

Equipment/ Art Materials:

You will need a simple set of Drawing Media with list made available at the start of the course. Pencils, Soft pastel, paper or sketchbook, with acrylic paint optional for any mixed media creations. Advice is given with course start allowing you to use already owned Art materials with other suggestions from economical budget options to more Artist-quality. This is flexible but with options so that Artists can explore and experiment, without excessive outlay.

 

You will receive a Printed Course Materials Reading & Activities Booklet in the Mail.

The booklet has Clear Instructions & Easy to Understand Steps, including Colour Templates and other Stimulus.

 

You will need Access to a Computer, Internet Access Email and Media Files (Audios).

Programs: Microsoft Word for Typing Written Reflections that can be sent by Email. Sometimes Learners prefer Photographing Written Reflections using booklet templates as an option, if less confident with Computers. A family member or friend may like to support the Learner with submission where concern exists in this area. Art exercises & projects will be photographed as the main Completed part of the Course. Audio files are support for the Reading Material with a summary to refer back to.

 

Feedback & Completion of Art projects/Assessable items:

Constructive, typed feedback for Assessments.

Suggestions are clear and respond to performance, giving formative assessment with earlier submissions and qualitative feedback. Support is offered throughout course for those who may need to speak directly over the phone to clarify information.

Studio Delivery functions as a regular Studio Face-to-Face delivery course.

 

  • Enrolment Process:

Upfront Payment by Direct Transfer & Electronic Enrolment Form (PDF) emailed to Erin. www.siennaartspace.com

Course 2 Cost: $895

 

Mid-Year Student Intake Only:

Those wishing to Complete the Course during Term 3 & 4.

Monday July 20 to Sunday September 27, 2020 ( Term 3 ) followed by

Monday October 12 to Sunday December 20, 2020 ( Term 4 )

 

Closing Date: Monday July 6, 2020

(Allows for processing time & Course Materials to be posted out to all students on time).

Course Starts on: Monday July 20, 2020 official start date. Course materials will be received by Monday January 13, 2020.

 

For Educators seeking Teacher- Identified PD opportunities:

Hour attributions for Accreditation Maintenance includes 4 hrs identified Professional Development hours with Standards and engagement listed for Elements: 6.2.2, 6.3.2 and 7.4.2. Statement proformas with natural written documentation an integrated aspect of course requirements for teachers. A formal Certificate as evidence of learning and Collegial Feedback about Professional Practice in accrued Practical development.

 

 

Course 3: Art Awareness   ( Overview )

 

Course Content

 

This is for Artists who have completed Course 1: Art Foundations & Course 2: Art Resonance. It is a year length Course, that once completed gives you a Diploma Award. Soul-Seekers who are wishing to build on their Artmaking Projects and refine their awareness of Creativity, look at progressing through the course, building Image generation (Drawing & Painting), perhaps associated art forms for Art display and Exhibition. Support is given for those developing personal goals in their Artmaking and in exhibition awareness. 3 Development Projects guide each Artist through personal choices in their artmaking, working to resolve aspects of their making, looking at technique, concepts and experience.

 

Topics – Concepts

 

  • ‘The Art Filament – Revisitation’

  • ‘Retrospection & Exhibition Focuses’

  • ‘Art Occupation – Defining Perimeters’

  • Developing Art  through:

  • - Field Study ( Stimulus Projects )

  • - Cycles Study ( Stimulus Projects )

  • - Integration techniques ( Creativity Frameworks for Singular Focus & Cross-terrain Creativity )

  • ‘Context Awareness for Practicing’

  • ‘Refined Presentation Technique & Unique Vibrations, always’

  • Art Speak & Written Artefact

  • Values in Personal Practice

  • Developing Focus in Artworks – Extended Projects

 

Completion of a series of Projects over the 1 year.

Time frame is 40 weeks to complete, with Submission dates to guide timeframes and an awareness of the culture of Working-Artist.

 

 

Objectives

 

3.1 Focusing on Structural devices and thematic responses in Sustained Art outcomes and contemporary modes of delivery for exhibition.

3.2 Analysing and revisiting the Culture of Artmaking within creative, collaborative and energetic environments.

3.3 Confident writing dialogue for Exhibition practice.

3.4 Rewriting Scripts for Authentic Art Practice & Self-development in Artmaking.

 

 

 

Student Requirements

 

Equipment / Art Materials: You will need a simple set of Drawing Media with list made available at the start of the course. Pencils, Soft pastel, paper or sketchbook, with acrylic / watercolour paint optional for any mixed media creations. Advice is given with course start allowing you to use already owned Art materials with other suggestions from economical budget options to more Artist-quality. This is flexible but with options so that Artists can explore and experiment, without excessive outlay.

 

You will receive a Printed Course Materials Reading & Activities Booklet in the Mail.

The booklet has Clear Instructions & Easy to Understand Steps, including Colour Templates and other Stimulus.

 

 

You will need Access to a Computer, Internet Access Email and Media Files (Audios).

Programs: Microsoft Word for Typing Written Reflections that can be sent by Email. Sometimes Learners prefer Photographing Written Reflections using booklet templates as an option, if less confident with Computers. A family member or friend may like to support the Learner with submission where concern exists in this area. Art exercises & projects will be photographed as the main Completed part of the Course. Audio files are support for the Reading Material with a summary to refer back to.

 

Feedback & Completion of Art projects / Assessable items:

 

Constructive, typed feedback for Assessments.

Suggestions are clear and respond to performance, giving formative assessment with earlier submissions and qualitative feedback. Support is offered throughout course for those who may need to speak directly over the phone to clarify information.

Studio Delivery functions as a regular Studio Face-to-Face delivery course.

 

Enrolment Process:

Upfront Payment by Direct Transfer & Electronic Enrolment Form (PDF) emailed to Erin. www.siennaartspace.com

Due to Pre-requisite fulfilment of Course 1 & 2, interested graduates may contact Erin for Enrolment information directly. 

Course 3 Cost: $1495

 

2020 Student Intake:

Those wishing to Complete the Course during Term 1 to 4. Opportunity exists once per year to enrol in this Course due to year-long commitment.

Closing Date: Two weeks prior to Term 1 - Monday 13th January, 2020. Enrol from January after Course 2 Completion.

Course Starts on: Monday 27th January, 2020. Course Materials will be received from Monday January 20, 2020.

 

For Educators seeking Teacher- Identified PD opportunities:

Hour attributions for Accreditation Maintenance includes 4 hrs identified Professional Development hours with Standards and engagement listed for Elements: 6.2.2, 6.3.2 and 7.4.2. Statement proformas with natural written documentation an integrated aspect of course requirements for teachers. A formal Certificateas evidence of learning and Collegial Feedback about Professional Practice in accrued Practical development.

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